Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the remittances have so far witnessed an increase of twenty six percent during this financial year.
In a tweet today (Monday), he thanked the overseas Pakistanis for sending record remittances saying their love and commitment for Pakistan is unparalleled.
He said the overseas Pakistanis sent over two billion dollars for tenth straight months despite Covid-19, breaking all records.
Meanwhile in a tweet, Finance Minister Hammad Azhar said the workers remittances have recorded an increase of forty-three percent in March compared to the same time last year.
The love & commitment of Overseas Pakistanis to Pakistan is unparalleled. You sent over $2bn for 10 straight mths despite Covid, breaking all records. Your remittances rose to $2.7bn in Mar, 43% higher than last yr. So far this fiscal yr, your remittances rose 26%. We thank you— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) April 12, 2021